MSAT Application Process

The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program includes both didactic coursework and clinical experiences. A maximum of 32 students are admitted annually into the MSAT program. All students must meet the admission requirements and technical standards to be eligible for selection into the MSAT program.


  • Application is due by January 15, 2023 (Applicants submitted by the due date will be given preference. Those submitted after the due date will be considered, upon availability).
  • Applicants will be notified by February 1, 2023 for an interview.
  • Interviews will take place from February 15 - March 1, 2023.
  • All applicants will be notified regarding acceptance by March 15, 2023.

Application process

To be considered for admission into the MSAT program, applicants must complete the following:

  • Apply online at ATCAS.
    • Applications will be accepted beginning August 1, 2022 for the MSAT program which begins the summer of 2023.
    • Upload the following into ATCAS:
      • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
      • Verification form for 60 hours of clinical observation with an athletic trainer.
  • Two professional recommendations completed in ATCAS.
    • One professional recommendation must be completed by an athletic trainer with whom clinical observation hours were obtained.
    • One professional recommendation must be completed by an instructor or professor.
  • Prerequisite courses with a GPA of 3.0 or higher:
    • Nutrition
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Biomechanics
    • Public Health
    • Psychology
  • Prerequisite courses* with a GPA of 2.0 or higher
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Physics
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Statistics

*When completing the application, students can have no more than two outstanding prerequisite courses.

  • Admission interview with the athletic training faculty.

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